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Monitor moving on its own

For awhile my Compaq P1220 monitor has been 'twitching' and swallowing up the sides of my screen. It does not connect to the width of my computer well, and will resize/change its own settings without me using it. Is there any way to fix this?

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On your physical monitor adjust the verticle and horizontal lengths to take up the full length of the screen. The CRT guns have to draw the exact location of your screen, so extending them to the edges will be easier on the guns. You can also try raising the refresh rate, although that probably wont fix it but it will help on your eyes. and if You have other options like convergence, focus, etc. Try messing with those.

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